Historic Roadside Park

Historic Roadside Park (HM1YPM)

Location: Christoval, TX 76935 Tom Green County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 10.909', W 100° 30.244'

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The picnic area on US 277 in Tom Green County is an early roadside park developed by the Texas Highway Department — now Texas Dep't of Transportation. This 1935 park accommodated motorists attending Texas Centennial events in 1936. It was constructed by the National Youth Administration, a Federal Works Relief Program.
     The Texas Highway Department launched its roadside park program in 1933 to provide safe places for motorists to relax and eat during their travels. Native stone and plantings were often used to create a natural park atmosphere. Today, hundreds of picnic areas and rest areas dot Texas' highways continuing the state's legacy of safe and convenient roadside parks.

In order to preserve its historic character and significance, this picnic area may not fully comply with the 1990 Americans With Disabilities Act.
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Date Added Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 356678 N 3450726
Decimal Degrees31.18181667, -100.50406667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 10.909', W 100° 30.244'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 10' 54.54" N, 100° 30' 14.64" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20694 US-277, Christoval TX 76935, US
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